Famous for building SoBe and selling it to Pepsi for close to $400M, Bello is one of two or three potential strategic additions to the board that Reed is hoping will help him hold off a new slate of directors: activist investors met with the ginger brew and root beer maker on Monday, he said, discussing their own slate of board members.
A longtime veteran of the food and beverage industry, Sarah Bird takes the reins from Bhakti founder Brook Eddy, who now serves as chairwoman of the company’s board of directors. Eddy remains “involved in the vision, innovation and culture” of Bhakti, according to the company.
With over 75 years of experience, DP has developed relationships with the world’s premier brands including Coca-Cola, Campbell’s, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and P&G, providing direct-to-store distribution throughout Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.
Wonderland Distributing Co. was founded 65 years ago and currently represents an extensive portfolio of brands including headliners Miller Coors, Heineken, Guinness and Gallo wine and spirits, along with craft brews including Lost Coast, Eel River, Mendocino and Dogfish Head.
All of the nearly 4,600 Rite Aid stores across the US will feature 16oz bottles of delicious, all-natural Sonoma Sparklers in three flavors: Sparkling Organic Raspberry, Sparkling Organic Lemonade and Sparkling Organic Peach.
Prior to joining Reed's, Mark was Vice President of Operations at the Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group where he drove operational efficiencies and was responsible for leading and directing functions that focused on warehouse and distribution operations, inventory management, environmental health and safety and a corporate real estate portfolio.